I slept through my Weight Watchers meeting on Saturday.  Somewhat intentional and not intentional at the same time.  I’ve been off track since I had my cold and it’s taking me a while to get back on track.  I did step on my scale though, and if I remember correctly, I think I am up 1.4 for the week.

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I did a lot of meal prep this week, but I also didn’t track everything.  Like the 1/2 bag of sriracha potato chips that I picked up from Trader Joe’s.  As a side note, Marcia, I went looking specifically for the carrot “noodles” but they were all out of stock until the end of September – weird!

I am finishing up the end of my Ambassadorship with Premier Protein, and only have a few more shakes that they initially gave me.  The chocolate, caramel  and vanilla went fast, but the two remaining ones are two that I probably wouldn’t have with coffee or on their own – the bananas and cream and strawberries and cream.  Not that there is anything wrong with them, but I much prefer these flavors IN something, not by themselves.

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I had a taste for pancakes and made up a batch of mock banana pancakes made by adding vinegar to the Premier Protein shake and using Splenda (or a knock off Spenda that Hannah bought).

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The secret to any good pancake batter is to let the batter sit for at least 15 minutes – that gives the baking powder a chance to do its magic – you want all these bubbles – bubbles = fluffy pancakes.

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I put this into the Weight Watcher’s recipe app, and one pancakes is 3 points, two if 5 points and three are 8 points.  Believe me, two are plenty – very filling!

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Using a 1/3 cup measuring cup, I got 9 pancakes out of this recipe.

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These are super light and fluffy, and I like how the bananas kind of caramelized in the pan.

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Banana Buttermilk Pancakes

Biz
Adding vinegar to a Premier Protein shake turns it into a mock buttermilk.  So good!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 9

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons Splenda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teasp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 11 ounce container Premier Protein bananas and cream
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, mix the vinegar and Premier Protein shake together and let sit 5 minutes, or until thickened.  Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
    Put all the dry ingredients into a large bowl, add the mock buttermilk/egg mixture to the flour and stir, just until combined.  Let the batter sit for 15 minutes or longer.  
    Cook over medium low heat for 1-2 minutes per side - I poured the batter, then placed 5 slices of banana in the pancake, pressing down a bit so they would sink into the batter before flipping.

I am actually not feeling all that well today.  I woke up with an upset stomach for some reason.  Guess what I brought for lunch today?  Ramen noodles! šŸ˜›  That’s all I could think of that I had a taste for.  One of my bosses is out of the office the next three days so that’s why I am sucking it up and going to work.  I am hoping I’ll feel better as the day moves on.

You can check out some of the other Premier Protein recipes I’ve made over the last few months:

Elvis Banana Pancakes 

Mile High Biscuits

Blueberry Scones

Vanilla Coffee Banana Pancakes

Skinny Banana Cream Muffins

Cranberry Vanilla Bagels

Skinny French Toast Sticks

Carrot Cake Waffles

Chocolate Berry Oatmeal

Strawberry Shortcake Waffles

Wendy’s Frosty

 Wow, I didn’t even realize how many recipes I made for them!  I am hopefully going to have them post some on their website – I’ll keep you posted!

How was your weekend??  Happy Monday – make it a great day!